The shriek of the squirrel

The shriek of the squirrel

If you’re a regular reader of this blog – and really why would you not be? – you know that recently the trees next to my house were demolished as they gear up to start construction. As my job involves either talking with clients on the phone or chewing the end of my...
Signage Sunday : The ubiquitous chicken

Signage Sunday : The ubiquitous chicken

Now this weeks Signage Sunday, is a very common site. The chicken shack sign. Not as you might imagine, a place you can get a fried chicken sandwich or something already cooked. No this is further up the cooking process than that (or do I mean down…). Anyway,...
Video : The crow chorus at dusk

Video : The crow chorus at dusk

As promised here’s the sound of dusk from my apartment in India. You can see crows, brown kites (or eagles as I like to think of them, even though that is in no way correct. But it is way cooler). And you can hear that inimitable sound of India – the car...
Crows are the new black

Crows are the new black

So following on from recent posts about dragonflies and lizards and the like, it seemed time to discuss crows. India, is awash with crows. They really are everywhere. The sound of the city at dusk, any city in India, is roosting crows. And man, is that a loud sound....